PBS NewsHour

Examining the AMA's racist history and its overdue reckoning

Clip: 05/18/2021 | 7m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

The national calls to action over racial justice have brought new awareness of past injustices in many parts of our society, including the fields of science and medicine. Yamiche Alcindor speaks to Dr. Aletha Maybank, the American Medical Association's chief health equity officer, about the organization's racist history, how it plans to reckon with it, and the intersection of race and medicine.

Aired: 05/18/21

Rating: NR

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